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Arena Hotel

#181 of 1,005 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed our stay at The Arena Hotel. The room we had was compact, but very tastefully decorated, all new. Lovely en-suite bathroom with nice range of complementary toiletries, plenty of storage space and a huge king size bed. Room and public areas were spotlessly clean. Some of the bedrooms were being upgraded in the new part of... More 

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Northampton,UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of ours who stayed in the hotel in 2014 highly recommended. We rang the hotel direct and booked a Queens Suite for 5 nights. They arranged the transport from the airport to hotel and vice versa at a cost of 30 Euros per journey. Our room was on third floor and quiet with excellent A/C. All the facilities... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chekkakri Thank you so much for your great reviews, as you said we have a so many guests who came with advice, We are so happy to meet and host you in our hotel. We are allways trying to offer best service to our guest so we renew ourselves all the time. We hope to see you and your... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is centrally located to the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar (all within walking distance). You can also catch the tram at the Hippodrome and get to other places in Istanbul. Great amenities (wifi, rooms, etc.). Highly recommend this hotel.

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JR_Boulde Thanks a lot for your great reviews, we are so happy to meet and host you in our hotel, We are allways trying to offer the best service to all guests that's why every year we renew ourselves.. We hope to see you and your friends at your next visit to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

Redondo Beach, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually stayed twice at the Arena, on arrival for 4 nights and on departure for 1 night. Great location close easy walk to the Blue Mosque and all the key sites. We got free airport pickup which was a nice way to start the trip. Breakfast was good and lots of choices, I'm not sure what the other reviews... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John It was a great plesure to read this kınd of reviews, We are so happy to meet and host you in our hotel. Also we are glade to hear the reviews about the breakfast and İmperial room wich you have stayed. We are allways trying to offer best service for our guest so we renew all the time.... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at the Arena Hotel in a triple room and could not find fault. The staff we're very caring and helpful throughout our stay, in particular by going out of there way to prepare our room quickly when we arrived off an early morning flight! Our room itself was in the newer wing of the hotel, and... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tak Thank you very much for your great reviews, as a Arena Hotel we are so happy to meet and entertaining you at ou Hotel.Our new room are very nice design and like you said with a jacuzi. We want you to feel like at home and in this respect we renew ourselves all the time. We hope to... More 

Leysin, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only thing that was positive about this hotel was the location, We booked for few nights, and as a young couple in the middle of our trip we had some changes in our plans, and decided to go to another city. The hotel reserved their right to charge us an additional night since as per them, we did not... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

We have the right to charge one day more in last minute check outs. We must be given at least 24 hours to sell our room again. We jept the room for one month for the guest.(Hotel was complately full and we rejected all reserations because of we were fully booked). The guest have to show the same respect for... More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights at this hotel. Customer service was amazing. Good Breakfast, Clean room and excellent location. 5 minute walk to Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia. The staff surprised my wife with a cake on her Birthday which was very thoughtful. we had a wonderful stay. Thank you for making our stay special. Varma P.

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Varma It is a pleasure to meet and host you at Arena Hotel and we are so happy to read this lovely reviews.We wish you happy ,healthy years with your family. your family an friends. We hope to see you and your family at your next visit to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

Wamberal, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Arena hotel for 3 nights with my fiancé and other in law in the family suite. From the moment we stepped in we were made to feel very comfortable, the staff are all very helpful. We arrived too early to check in but were able to leave our luggage so we could start exploring Istanbul. The... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carly İt's a pleasure to read such a good reviews, we are so happy to meet and entertaining you in our hotel. We are allways try to offer best service so we renew ourselves all the time . we hope to see you again at your next visit to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend had a lovely experience at this hotel. We stayed for 5 nights and had the booked the room including breakfast. We knew before that the room had no views, but that was our own choice and we paid a very low price for the room. The size and look of it was above our expectation in... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mohamad We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Arena Hotel Istanbul . Thank you for taking your time to review our property and useful information everyone on Tripadvisor. We are truly happy to receive your heartfelt and lovely review.As we can genuinely emphathize with your reluctance on your ''the best value for the least... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time at the Arena. Full marks to receptionist, Aysen for her help, be it confirming our tour for us, booking an evening and giving us directions and guidance. Mehmet was also very helpful. The owners were very welcoming, filling us in on the background of the hotel. We stayed in the new section and would highly... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dianne We are so happy to read this kind of reviews espacially for Ms. Ayşen , Our guest's comments are so important for us regarding this we are developping ourselves all the times. We hope to see you and your friends at your next visit to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

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